Chelsea are closing in on a deal for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic after making a new improved £8 million bid for the Bosnian, sources have told ESPN FC.
Chelsea have made Begovic their top target as they seek a replacement for Petr Cech following the Czech Republic star's switch to Arsenal.
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The Premier League champions saw their initial offer of £6 million for Begovic rejected by Stoke earlier this week, but they remain in talks with the Potters and are confident of reaching...